TV agent and producer Frank Konigsberg has lost his battle with leukaemia at the age of 83.
He passed away on Saturday (12Nov16).
Konigsberg started his career as a lawyer at U.S. network CBS, but subsequently moved on to work as an agent on TV shows including The Waltons. He also represented late actor and singer Bing Crosby.
Konigsberg's producer credits include the movies 9 1/2 Weeks, Paris Trout, The Guyana Tragedy, The Last Don, and The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All.
He was nominated for nine Emmy Awards throughout his career and launched the Konigsberg Co. in 1975. He sold it to bosses at Telepictures Productions eight years later and became president of the company. He subsequently left to form the Konigsberg Sanitsky company with Larry Sanitsky.